NIST Special Publication: Zero Trust Architecture
Zero trust (ZT) is the term for an evolving set of cybersecurity paradigms that move defenses from static, network-based perimeters to focus on users, assets, and resources. This document gives general deployment models and use cases where zero trust could improve an enterprise’s overall information technology security posture.
Zero trust is a response to enterprise network trends that include:
• Remote users
• Cloud-based assets